Halo Academy Inc. is to stand in the information gap for minority and low income communities. Halo Academy, Inc. sees children at their purest state and works to help them stay in that state. We envision a childhood that is safe, reliable, productive, and pleasant. We work to diminish the socioeconomic gaps. We serve and empower our families to secure a future they can rely on. Halo Academy, Inc. sees a future where access is granted.
Research shows individuals in a lower socioeconomic status is prone to mental health challenges, lack of resources (education, food, etc.), social injustice, and will often find themselves unable to break the cycle without assistance. Halo Academy, Inc. desires to be the assistance needed without stripping families of their pride, sense of well-being, and privacy.
Halo Academy, Inc. gives to their community of young scholars by offering workshops and training in the following areas: STEM, Fine Arts, and Wellness. By flooding their world with positive images of self, equipping them with the necessary assets to survive and thrive in this competitive world, and instilling confidence and motivation in our Young Scholars we are indubitably sowing seeds that will yield for generations to come.
We chose the West African symbol “Aya” as a representation of endurance & resourcefulness. This is exactly what our young scholars have done despite all odds against them. The quality of life is diminished when a family has to choose between staying alive and providing a pleasant life experience for their children. We do the best we have with what we have. Halo Academy, Inc. desires to offer MORE so the families of our Young Scholars don’t have to choose.
In 2018, there are still families that do not have their basic needs met. This forces parents/caretakers to choose between surviving and living. Many families still cannot afford the supplemental requirements that come along with their child’s learning experience thus leaving the child standing in the GAP of education. The governments have not reached every pocket of minority and low income homes. Daily, we see children who are forced to forfeit after school activities in order to assist with the responsibilities of taking care of home. Halo Academy, Inc. will be the BRIDGE to offer children a chance to participate in community, extracurricular activities without the burden of costs and logistics.